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Edgar County Board discusses Zoning and Probation Office Air Conditioning –

June 20, 2016   ·   0 Comments

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PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Board held a study session this morning and discussions centered around: Airport Zoning and setting a date for ...

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Edgar County Board appoints 2-person Zoning Commission, approves Airport Leases –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Board, during its monthly meeting this morning approved the following: Established an Airport Zoning Commission – this commission ...

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Edgar County to appoint 2-person Zoning Commission –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Board will consider and vote on appointing a two-person Airport Zoning Commission to research and make a recommendation ...

Zoning in Edgar County – What’s the rush?

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Over the past two years, a Federal Airport Grant was stopped THREE times: once due to a fraudulent grant application in which ...

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Watchdogs on Chicago Tonight – re: IL. Auditor General Mautino Investigation –

CHICAGO, IL. (ECWd) – We were Live on Chicago Tonight last night discussing the investigation into Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino’s questionable campaign expenditures. Illinois ...

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Airport still hot topic at Edgar County Board Meeting –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – During the May 11, 2016, Edgar County Board Meeting, Jimmy Wells, former airport “manager” who long ago resigned his position, spoke ...

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Kraft Dismisses Lawsuit After Edgar County Approves New Compensation Resolution –

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – After a three-and-a-half-year battle, the Edgar County Board, in April 2016, passed new Resolutions (here) setting forth the compensation of ...

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Attorney General says Edgar County Board violated Open Meetings Act –

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – The Illinois Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor has issued a determination on a complaint filed alleging an Open Meetings violation ...

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Edgar County Board mulls giving County Airport to City of Paris –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – During the Edgar County Board study session held on April 25, 2016, the board discussed several options they are contemplating with ...

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FOIA Abuse? . . . or Truth Seeking –

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – In our continued efforts to provide absolute truth to our readers, we must once again point out inaccuracies in how ...

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Edgar Co. Local Governments owe the State over $166,000 in overpaid PPRT –

Edgar County, IL. (ECWd) – The local governments in Edgar County owed the State of Illinois a total of $166,119.51 in overpayments the state made ...

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Edgar County Board Sets Salary Resolution To Include Health Insurance And IMRF –

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Board has finally approved a Resolution setting the compensation of elected officials taking office on December 1, ...

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Edgar County Board talks Zoning –

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – On the heals of the decision by IDOT-DA to halt all state and federal funding of the Edgar County Airport ...

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No Federal or State funds for Edgar County Airport –

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Watchdogs are pleased with the recent developments in relation to the Edgar County Airport. From all appearances, ...

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It’s National Sunshine Week and Prairie Press published anti-Sunshine letter –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – During “National Sunshine Week” in which virtually every organization (and good public official) across the nation, who publish information about government is ...

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Edgar Co. Board member Mike Heltsley still having truth problems –

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – During discussion of the Edgar County Airport grant application at this past Monday’s county board study session, Mike Helstley is ...

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Update with pics: Sheriff Dept – School Bus accident –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Updated post from earlier today. I snapped a few pictures at the accident scene earlier this afternoon on my way to ...

BREAKING: Sheriff Dept and School Bus involved in accident –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – A school bus, an Edgar County Sheriff Deputy car, and a white truck were all involved in an accident at or ...

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“Good Ole Boys” derail vote on Airport Main Hangar lease extension –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – During the Edgar County Board Meeting this morning, the board heard public comments as required by the Open Meetings Act. One ...

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Edgar Co. Board Member Heltsley admits he cannot prove claims –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – We tried to verify Edgar County Board Member Mike Heltsley’s claims of “utterly useless spending and diminished services” in his recent ...

Tom Tuttle appointed interim Edgar County Airport Manager –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – After accepting Jerry Griffin’s resignation, the county board appointed Tom Tuttle as interim Airport Manager. More info to follow…

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Edgar Co. Airport – IDOT – Division of Aeronautics suspends airport grant work for second time in 18 months –

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – For the second time in the past 18 months, and in a move reminiscent of what we reported in September of 2014, ...

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State Rep Candidate Randy Peterson – The do-nothing county party chairman –

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – When you look at people and how they conduct themselves in their quest for political power, you must take into ...

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Edgar County Airport Manager Resigned –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – On the agenda for the upcoming Edgar County Board Meeting, February 10, 2016, is item number 17, “Accept Resignation of Jerry ...

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Edgar Co. Board’s Heltsley utterly useless spending and diminished services –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – In our final responsive dispatch to Mike Heltsley’s wild-eyed, angry letter to the “editor”: “A prime example was John Kraft picking ...

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Former Clark Co. Circuit Clerk tries to pull a Mike Heltsley on whistleblower –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – New tactics of public officials (and former officials) travels fast, even if they have no merit. As some of you ...

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Edgar County – Why did Board Member Charles Mike Heltsley write the letter?

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Over the past several days, many people have asked why Charles Mike Helstsley would have written such a letter to the ...

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Edgar County’s Mike Heltsley envious of honorable service –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – We left off with the “Proud to be a Good Ole Boy” and “Your County Board is not stealing from you” ...

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Charles Michael Heltsley says: “The county board is not stealing from you” –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – In another of our short dispatches in response to Edgar County Board Member Charles Michael Heltsley’s childish rant (read it here) ...

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Mike Heltsley – Proud to be a Good Ole Boy –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Next in his “letter” to the so-called editors of the Prairie Press, he talks about getting the work of the people ...

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